GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOOD) – Sex trafficking may sound like a distant danger, but it is happening right here in West Michigan. Grand Rapids First, in partnership with Women at Risk International, is holding a special conference to help protect the children in our community. It will teach us to to perceive, prevent and protect children from human trafficking.
Friday, January 13, from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday, January 14, from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Grand Rapids First
2100 44th St SW, Wyoming
All attendees meet together to hear the keynote speaker followed by a personal story from a Michigan parent whose child was rescued from human trafficking.
Youth – Students will meet in the Life Center to hear from a speaker who’ll teach how to recognize signs of trafficking in order to protect themselves and their peers without risk. Additional instructors will teach basic self defense moves, and a time of Q&A will close out the session.
Tickets are $5.00, lunch can be purchased for an additional $5.00 at the event.